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Mega Millions jumps to $970 million, inches closer to $1 billion prize

Thursday  22:55,   18 october 2018
nbcnews

No one has matched all six numbers and won the Mega Millions grand prize since July 24. That reflects the game's long odds , at one in 302.5 million. The $970 million refers to the annuity option, paid over 29 years. Most winners take the cash... >>>

Tennessee Black Voter Registration Group Fights For Access To Flagged Applications

Thursday  20:31,   18 october 2018
huffingtonpost

A group focused on registering black voters in Tennessee reached a tentative agreement in a simmering dispute with local election officials to inspect thousands of voter registration forms the officials say are deficient, a lawyer involved told... >>>

Lawsuit claims student was mocked and shamed by teacher for sitting during pledge

Thursday  20:25,   18 october 2018
latimes

A Waterbury teen has sued a teacher and the city's school board, alleging she was "mocked and shamed" for not standing during the Pledge of Allegiance, a protest she said was over racial discrimination in the... >>>

What an active shooter drill for 4th graders looks like

Thursday  20:25,   18 october 2018
cbsnews

It's one thing to know your children are training to respond to an active shooter, but another thing to see it . After Principal Cristi Fields announced the drill to students, they sprang into action, barricading the door to their classroom, lining... >>>

College Changes "Homecoming King" To "Royals"

Thursday  20:16,   18 october 2018
newsweek

Stony Brook University announced it would now select three "Stony Brook Royals" who can identify as any... >>>

Yale sued again for data breach that impacts more than 100,000 former students

Thursday  20:01,   18 october 2018
latimes

 A second lawsuit has been filed against Yale University over a 10-year-old data breach in which personal information of more than 100,000 students was obtained by hackers. In June during a routine security review of its servers Yale officials... >>>

Ole Miss donor's name being removed after racist comment

Thursday  19:00,   18 october 2018
msn

A donor's name is being removed the University of Mississippi journalism school after his Facebook post drew backlash for being racist. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Hidden Cameras Capture Victims Confronting Pennsylvania Priest They Say Abused Them

Thursday  18:56,   18 october 2018
huffingtonpost

Two men who say they were repeatedly molested by their former Catholic grade school teacher confronted him nearly 30 years later while CBS News' hidden cameras captured the emotional... >>>

Georgia County Orders Elderly Black Voters Off Bus Taking Them To The Polls

Thursday  18:56,   18 october 2018
huffingtonpost

Dozens of black senior citizens in rural Georgia were ordered off a bus bound for the polls after county officials said the event constituted prohibited "political... >>>

Michigan woman says pharmacist refused to fill her miscarriage medication prescription due to religious beliefs

Thursday  18:10,   18 october 2018
thehill

A woman in Michigan claims that a pharmacist at a Meijer location refused to fill her miscarriage medication, citing his religious... >>>

Prop 8 Proponents Push to Overhaul Dialysis Industry in California

Thursday  17:16,   18 october 2018
usnews

A California ballot initiative would cap provider revenues in the dialysis industry, but critics say doing so won’t improve patient... >>>

'Largest living thing,' an 80,000-year-old Utah forest, is dying, scientists warn

Thursday  17:16,   18 october 2018
foxnews

An ancient forest in Utah considered to be the largest single living thing in the world is dying, according to scientists. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Man rescued after two days trapped down an Arizona mine shaft

Thursday  16:41,   18 october 2018
nbcnews

The man, who was described as alert and talking, was being flown to a hospital for... >>>

"Intimidation tactic"? Black voters ordered off bus bound for polls in Georgia

Thursday  16:31,   18 october 2018
cbsnews

Stacey Abrams is vying to become first African American woman governor in the South . She has accused Kemp, who currently oversees Georgia's election system, of dropping more than a million voters from the rolls since 2012 and closing polling places >>>

Deadly Texas flooding catches homeowners off-guard

Thursday  15:31,   18 october 2018
cbsnews

Several days of rain have swollen rivers and lakes to near-record levels . Flooding swamped homes and businesses, and prompted many rescues. At least two people are dead. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>